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Olympics has 'high profile role in environmental change'

Lord Sebastian Coe, chairman of the London Olympic 2012 games, emphasised the importance of using low carbon, sustainable materials at the Olympic site in a speech at the Think07 conference in London. At the event, which focussed on sustainability in construction, Coe said: Sport plays a high profile role in social change, which now includes the environmental and sustainability movements. The games can help to showcase innovation in technologies and systems. ...